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The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming  

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List Rules Only artists born or raised in Wyoming or groups formed in Wyoming.

Here are the best artists and bands from Wyoming. Covered with beautiful landscapes, Wisconsin is one of the most sparsely populated states in the country, but that hasn't stopped it from producing some outstanding musical talent. This list has the most popular musical artists from Wyoming who have made impressions in their home state and around the globe. 

If you love thrashing around in a mosh pit, then you have likely heard of the musical stylings of Teenage Bottlerock. The punk rock group initially formed in Laramie, Wyoming and have toured around the US ever since. Wyoming also has a big country music scene with acts like Spencer Bohren, Chris Ledoux, and Chancey Williams hailing from the Equality State. From punk to country and everything in between, Wyoming residents certainly have eclectic musical tastes. 

Did you see any of these famous Wyoming musicians and singers before they made it big? Many of them started in small venues and clubs before they found their audiences. Whether you live in Wyoming or just like music from the area, this list is for you. Vote up the best musical artists from Wyoming, so everyone reading this knows who to listen to next. 

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Chancey Williams and the Young... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Country
Chancey Williams (born August 24, 1981) is an American country music singer-songwriter and former saddle bronc rider. He and fellow Wyoming artist and rodeo cowboy Chris LeDoux are the only two ...more
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Chris LeDoux is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Country rock, Country
Chris LeDoux was an American country music singer-songwriter, bronze sculptor and rodeo champion. During his career LeDoux recorded 36 albums which have sold more than six million units in the ...more
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Teenage Bottlerocket is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Pop punk, Punk rock
Teenage Bottlerocket is a punk rock band formed in Laramie, Wyoming in 2001. The band was formed by twin brothers Ray and Brandon Carlisle, following the dissolution of their previous band, ...more
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Spencer Bohren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Spencer Ward Bohren is an American roots musician, singer, songwriter, teacher, and visual artist. He plays guitar, lap steel guitar, banjo, and percussion, and utilizes the roots of American ...more
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Jared Rogerson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Jared Rogerson
Jared Rogerson is a singer-songwriter.
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The Lillingtons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Pop punk, Punk rock
The Lillingtons are a punk rock band from Newcastle, Wyoming. Considered a pop punk act by contemporaries, their sound often draws comparisons from punk pioneers the Ramones.
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Ronnie Bedford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Ronnie Bedford Jazz
Ronnie Bedford was an American jazz drummer and professor. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Bedford was one of the founders of the Yellowstone Jazz Festival held annually in Cody, Wyoming, and ...more
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Moondog is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Avant-garde jazz, Outsider music, Jazz
Moondog, born Louis Thomas Hardin, was an American composer, musician, poet and inventor of several musical instruments. He was blind from the age of 16. In New York from the late 1940s until he ...more
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Scott Avett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Folk music, Folk rock, Indie rock
Scott Yancey Avett is one of the lead singers and founding members of the folk-rock band, The Avett Brothers. Avett primarily plays the banjo but also plays harmonica, drums, piano, acoustic ...more
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Foreverlin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Christian alternative rock
Foreverlin is an American Christian alternative indie rock band, and they are from the cities of Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming, where the band started making music in 2012. They released, an ...more
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Luke Bell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Luke Bell Country
Luke Bell is an American country musician and singer-songwriter from Cody, Wyoming, United States. According to Rolling Stone, Bell "... plays classic honky-tonk with a wink and a yodel ...more
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Cris Williamson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Rock music, Folk rock
Cris Williamson is an American feminist singer-songwriter, who achieved fame as a recording artist, and who was a pioneer as a visible lesbian political activist, during a time when few who were ...more
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Michael Jagmin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Metalcore, Post-hardcore
Michael "Jag" Jagmin is an American vocalist, notable for being the lead vocalist of post-hardcore band A Skylit Drive and former lead vocalist of metal band Odd Project. Jagmin is ...more
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Jeb Loy Nichols is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Jeb Loy Nichols
Jeb Loy Nichols is an American-born singer, songwriter, musician, and artist currently living in Wales. His music combines elements of soul, country, folk, reggae and blues.
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Righteous Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Righteous Vendetta Metalcore
Righteous Vendetta is an American metalcore band that originated in Wyoming.
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Laurie Anders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
American actress and singer
Laurie Anders (January 16, 1922 – October 5, 1992) was an American actress and singer, best known for her work with television personality Ken Murray.
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Loren Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Loren Driscoll
Loren Driscoll was an American tenor who had an active international career from the 1950s through the mid-1980s. Driscoll was particularly noted for his performances in contemporary operas and ...more
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Charlie Martineau is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Esperik Glare
Charlie Martineau is an American musician. Martineau is part of the music project Esperik Glare.
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Isaac Hayden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Isaac Hayden
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Fred Sanford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Musical Artists From Wyoming
Fred Sanford
Fred Sanford was a percussionist, teacher, composer, and clinician. He is best known for his work in the areas of marching percussion, drum & bugle corps, and marching band. Raised in ...more